2021
DOI: 10.33160/yam.2021.02.015 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
|
|

Abstract: Fecal impaction is the impaired excretion of a large fecal mass, and mild cases are treated by enema and osmotic laxatives. However, treatment-resistant cases need more invasive alternatives. A woman in her 60s presented with abdominal discomfort. Her abdomen was soft and without tenderness. Computed tomography revealed a large mass of feces in her sigmoid colon and no intestinal dilatation proximal to the mass. Endoscopy confirmed a fecal mass occupying the lumen. A glycerin enema, oral administration of poly… Show more

Help me understand this report

Search citation statements

Order By: Relevance
Select...
0
1
0

Publication Types

Select...

Relationship

0
0

Authors

Journals